The first magazine out for the 2011 Preseason is AthlonSports, as Pat Harty's article highlights. Don't look for Iowa to a be a preseason darling in the Top 25 or in the Big Ten for 2011.
- Oklahoma will be a team getting a lot of attention this preseason nationally and in the new Big 12
- Despite the off the field distractions, suspensions; Ohio State is the team to beat in Big Ten, again
- The Big Ten will kick off a Big Ten title game in '11 between the winners of the Leaders and Legends divisions
- The Big Ten grows to 12 teams in '11 - Nebraska may be team to be in new Legends division?
- AthlonSports appears to like four Big Ten teams in Preseason Top 25
- Iowa's final opponent for 2010 - Insight Bowl: Missouri is in at #25, coming off loss to Iowa in the bowl game and absent QB Blaine Gabbert
As always, Athlon's 2011 annual provides in-depth team-by-team previews, along with our preseason Top 25, All-America teams, the first annual Big Ten Championship Game pick, All-Big Ten teams and everything else you need to know about the upcoming season of Big Ten football. - AthlonSports
Iowa's Marcus Coker is #26 in Athlon's College Fantasy Mock Draft, but surprising that Iowa WR Marvin McNutt is not listed among the 240 drafted. Major -FAIL - alert anyone?